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In case of food crisis: cassava, corn, pumpkin

By Sapeer Mayron 14 April 2020, 11:00PM

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation fears import-reliant Pacific countries could run out of food if supply chains breakdown amid an economic crisis, its senior economist Dr. David Dawe warns.

As a low-income, import reliant country Samoa could see its supplies of rice, flour and sugar dry up if its suppliers are compromised due to the health or economic consequences of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

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By Sapeer Mayron 14 April 2020, 11:00PM

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